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Planting a seed for the planet
August 13, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson More farmers are now accepting the risk of climate change to their operations. Which isn’t an…

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Building a sustainable workforce for Queensland’s agriculture sector
August 8, 2019

New Australians looking to secure employment in the horticulture and wider agriculture sector will benefit from a new project commencing in September facilitating training…

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Iconic Ekka sundaes support Queensland’s strawberry and dairy farmers
August 8, 2019

Every year city and country come together at the Ekka to celebrate Queensland’s incredible agriculture industry. But for all its show-stopping exhibits, the biggest…

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Sunsuper reduces fees and costs for members
August 7, 2019

Members of Sunsuper can now benefit from reduced fees and costs following changes introduced 1 July 2019. Sunsuper has reduced its weekly…

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’Too big’ broccoli, cauliflower has new purpose
August 7, 2019

Oversized broccoli and cauliflower previously destined for livestock feed will be redirected onto Australian families’ dinner plates. Plans are in place to build…

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Effective Inductions
August 7, 2019

An induction is a process of introducing workers to their job and to the business. When workers fully understand their role, surroundings and…

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Managing risks with the Hort360 Pesticide module
August 7, 2019

Agricultural chemicals have an important role in the production of food, protecting plants from the damage caused by insect pets, weeds or disease….

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Bridging the great divide between city and country
August 6, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Growcom welcomes a new project led by the National Farmers’ Federation to better connect farmers with…

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Good government starts with water
August 5, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement over the weekend that it will contribute $13.6…

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Tableland producers seek out value added opportunities
August 5, 2019

Far North Queensland horticultural producers have taken the first step to capitalising on new market opportunities with a visit to see…

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Long dry costs Granite Belt economy $100m
August 1, 2019

Growers on Queensland’s Granite Belt are keen to let the rest of the supply chain know that despite the dry times…

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South east Queensland hosts Australia’s pineapple industry
July 31, 2019

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson More than 160 pineapple growers, agronomists, wholesalers, retailers and industry supporters converged on south east Queensland…

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